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Medicaid Offers Birth Control Right After Delivery In Connecticut

April 11, 2017
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Medicaid Offers Birth Control Right After Delivery In Connecticut

By Cara Rosner 24 hours ago Low-income women in Connecticut who have just given birth and know they don’t want to get pregnant again anytime soon are now offered a long-acting birth control option postpartum. Medical providers say the policy by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will reduce the number of...

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Should I Pay My IRS Taxes With My Credit Card

April 5, 2017
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Income taxes are due on April 18 this year, and with just two weeks to go, many of us are already trying to figure out how to pay what we owe. Using a credit card to pay taxes may seem like an easy way to appease the IRS, but this may not be the...

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Few Connecticut Polluters Penalized For Toxic Wastewater Violations, EPA Data Show

March 31, 2017
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Few Connecticut Polluters Penalized For Toxic Wastewater Violations, EPA Data Show

By Gary Stoller Vern Williams Photo. UniMetal Surface Finishing, (center building) discharged more cyanide, copper and nitrogen into the Naugatuck River than its permit allowed in 2016. The company was never fined. Nearly half of the 60 companies that are allowed to discharge wastewater directly into Connecticut’s rivers, brooks and other bodies of water...

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Connecticut Board Disciplines Eight Nurses

March 28, 2017
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Connecticut Board Disciplines Eight Nurses

By Kate Farrish The state Board of Examiners for Nursing last week disciplined eight nurses, including seven for cases that involved drugs. The board last Wednesday revoked the registered nurse license of Lisa Fabrizio, who is formerly from Monroe, after it found that she took jewelry from patients and computers from her work at...

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